Indian Railways have started special trains to enable passengers to go from one city to another for COVID duration. These trains are rajdhani like trains and will be having only air conditioned classes. Only confirmed seats will be allotted in these trains. No waiting list or RAC tickets will be issued. No concessional fare allowed. Also Tatkal and Premium Tatkal quota booking wont be permitted in these trains. The passengers travelling on the train will be screened for coronavirus and those found asymptomatic will be allowed to travel.Railway board has also added that it will be mandatory for all the passengers to keep his or her mouth covered by a face cover. 1 covid train runs from Mumbai to Mahesana Jn - Suryanagari COVID 19 Special (02480).
Mumbai to Mahesana Jn Suryanagari COVID 19 Special (02480) departs from Mumbai Bandra Terminus station (BDTS) at and arrives Mahesana Jn station (MSH) at . This train has 0 stoppages. Mumbai to Mahesana Jn covid fare is Rs.2180 in First AC, Rs.935 in Third AC, Rs.355 in Sleeper, Rs.1310 in Second AC and Rs.210 in Second Seater for this train. In Suryanagari COVID 19 Special (02480), seat availability status is PQWL3/WL1 in First AC (1A) with 80% chance of confirmation, seat availability status is PQWL4/WL3 in Second AC (2A) with 76% chance of confirmation, seat availability status is PQWL9/WL2 in Third AC (3A) with 78% chance of confirmation, seat availability status is PQWL47/WL16 in Sleeper (SL) with 68% chance of confirmation and seat availability status is PQWL7/WL5 in Second Seater (2S) with 57% chance of confirmation for tomorrow.
The concept of Garib Rath started with the vision to provide air conditioned berths at a comparatively low price for the people who could not afford to travel in AC coaches. Garib-rath phrase translates to poor man's chariot in English. The fare in this train is almost two-thirds of regular third ac fare. Usually Garib Rath have Third AC (3A) class only excepting some 1-2 trains which also have Chair Car (CC) class. The compartments of these train coaches have 9 berths making an extra space for side middle berth which is not there in any other train in India. In case passengers want to have bedrolls they need to pay separately for it. Some garib-raths run as fast as rajdhani, but they have lesser priority for track clearance compared to them. These trains are painted green with a yellow colored strip along the window panes. 1 garib-rath train runs from Mumbai to Mahesana Jn - Mumbai Bandra (T.) Delhi Sarai Rohilla Garib Rath Express (12216).
Mumbai to Mahesana Jn Mumbai Bandra (T.) Delhi Sarai Rohilla Garib Rath Express (12216) departs from Mumbai Bandra Terminus station (BDTS) at and arrives Mahesana Jn station (MSH) at . This train has 0 stoppages. Mumbai to Mahesana Jn garib-rath fare is Rs.680 in Third AC for this train.
Humsafar trains are long distance superfast trains that traverses overnight journeys. This is a new concept by the Indian Railways. Some Humsafar trains also run for more than 24 hours. Keeping in mind the middle class travellers, Humsafar was launched last year by the Former Railway Minister Mr. Suresh Prabhu. It has only Third AC class coach and have optional meal service. This train follows dynamic pricing meaning fare increases as the seat availability decreases. However, these trains hold lesser priority than Rajdhani and Shatabdi trains. Humsafar trains are equipped with modern day amenities and enhanced safety features. There are CCTV cameras fitted in every coach of Humsafar trains and there are charging points for each berth. One can also see current running speed of train on the LEDs fitted above doors. These trains are characterized by beautiful graffiti paint with vibrant sky blue color on outer surface of coaches. 1 humsafar train runs from Mumbai to Mahesana Jn - Tiruchchirappalli Shri Ganganagar Humsafar Express (22498).
Mumbai to Mahesana Jn Tiruchchirappalli Shri Ganganagar Humsafar Express (22498) departs from Vasai Road station (BSR) at and arrives Mahesana Jn station (MSH) at . This train has 7 stoppages. Mumbai to Mahesana Jn humsafar fare is Rs.1015 in Third AC for this train.
- RAC is considered as confirmed for evaluating confirmation chances.
- Colors under confirmation chances mean following:
- Red - Not likely to confirm.
- yellow - Difficult to say if this will confirm or not.
- Green - Very likely to confirm.
- Seat availability and berth status functionality may not be available between and .